ByteSize Capital read our expectation of ~1M GPUs for the Genesis block as an “estimate” and called Grin either the “most obvious” or “most crowded” trade of 2019. Or both perhaps? Glad someone is reading the meeting notes at least. 🕵️♂️
Coindesk reveals that Amir Taaki, creator of libbitcoin and DarkWallet, has built a wallet that supports “Mimblewimble”.
@askepios discovered an Augur prediction market on whether Grin’s market cap would exceed $500m within the next 6 months. @tromp offers convincing analysis on why this would be unlikely in-thread.
@jaspervdm interviewed by BitcoinWednesday.
RIP Tim May, author of the Crypto Anarchist Manifesto and Cyphernomicon. Relevant HackerNews discussion.
There are 119 open issues in Grin.
29 pull requests were merged in the past week, with 8 unique contributors.
Notes from the last developer meeting. ‘Floonet’, what is intended to be the permanent betanet, is launching in the next couple of days. It’s essentially a dry run of mainnet launch, practicing the genesis block release process.
Bitcoin StackExchange discussion on tradeoffs between privacy and implementation complexity of Dandelion.
Daira raising security concerns with Dual PoW approach on the Zcash forums.
Progress being made on Switch Commitments.
We’ll be discussing possible Mission statements. Come and join the fun
More emission rate debate on the forum.
Dan Boneh, Benedikt Bünz & co dropped yet another bombshell paper, this time on Universal Accumulators. Discussion ensued trying to make sense of it and the potential implications.
Jan 8, London, UK: Grin London Meetup
Jan 28, San Mateo, CA: Grincon(0)<US>. Registrations are open. Get your tickets early so you don’t miss out.
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